Persuasive Essay About My Best Friend

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“A best friend is a person who you value above other friends in your life, someone you have fun with, someone you trust and someone in whom you confide.” -Your Dictionary

Ever since I was a kid, I have had one best friend. Being kids we would the normal things any pair of “best friends forever” would do. From crazy stunts, to small arguments (which would lead to big arguments), to always telling each other everything, and always having fun. At the time I couldn 't help but think we were going to be “best friend FOREVER”. Well, It didn 't exactly turn out to be that way.
A few years ago my best friend’s family decided to move to another state. I was fascinated with their plan, but I didn 't have any idea of what it would do to our friendship.
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When I approached him, he smiled, but I could tell it was fake. He told me how happy he was to see me, but I could sense the pretense in his voice. However that didn 't stop me from trying to spend time with him. It took a few weeks for me afterwards to realize we weren 't “best friends” anymore. He was surrounded by some many new people he forgot about his best friend. But that didn 't stop him from introducing me as his “best…show more content…
I didn 't realize that until a few months ago, when my college tuition was due. Two weeks before the deadline I realized I didn 't have the money to pay the few thousand that I needed to pay. I shared my concern with my family, who completely surprised me. My mom started researching, to see what resources where available at the time, my sister offered me her piggy bank, and my brother started brainstorming. I couldn 't believe it, I didn 't expect this kind of reaction from them. After several days I still needed a couple thousand, and I reluctantly started an application for a loan. I was halfway through the application, when my brother told me to wait, he said he had a great idea but needed more time. I decided to obey my brother and wait to see what he had in mind. After a few hours he shared his plan with me, it was an offer I couldn’t resist. Not only did I Pay off my entire tuition, but I was also debt free. And it was all made possible because of my family, who was there for me when I needed them the most. But it was not just this one time, my family has always been there for me in my ups and downs, they have suffered and celebrated with me in ways that not even my best friend could have. My best friend left a hole in my heart that my family filled. And it has

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